1975 volume 7(2) pages 163 – 170
doi:10.1068/a070163

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Wesolowsky G O, 1975, "Location of the median line for weighted points" Environment and Planning A 7(2) 163 – 170

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Location of the median line for weighted points

G O Wesolowsky

Received 29 September 1974, in revised form 19 November 1974

Abstract. This paper presents a method for finding a median line or lines for a set of weighted points on a plane. This line is defined as the one that minimizes the sum of weighted perpendiculars from the points to the line. Among the possible applications is the design of transportation corridors.

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